The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
1360
Utgivningsdatum
2019-12-26
Upplaga
2
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Medarbetare
Birk, Moritz / Monina, Giuliana
Dimensioner
249 x 175 x 61 mm
Vikt
1861 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780198846178
The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol (inbunden)

The United Nations Convention Against Torture and its Optional Protocol

A Commentary

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This second edition of The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Commentary provides an updated analysis of all substantive, organizational, and procedural provisions of the Convention and its Optional Protocol, ensuring that the volume continues to serve as a comprehensive guide for researchers and practitioners alike.
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Manfred Nowak was appointed as independent expert leading the United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty in October 2016. He is Professor for International Human Rights at the University of Vienna, where he is the scientific director of the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights and co-director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Human Rights. He serves as Secretary General of the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice. Manfred Nowak has carried out various expert functions for the UN, the Council of Europe, the EU, and other inter-governmental organizations. He served for many years in various functions as UN Expert on Enforced Disappearances (1993 to 2006) and as one of eight international judges in the Human Rights Chamber for Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo (1996 to 2003). He served as UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (2004 to 2010), where he visited numerous institutions throughout the world where children were deprived of liberty in unimaginable conditions. Moritz Birk is Head of the department 'Human Dignity and Public Security' at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights. He joined the Institute in 2009 as Assistant to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture (-2010) and has since implemented numerous research and technical capacity projects on torture and ill-treatment worldwide. e lectures. Before joining the Institute he worked with the UNHCR and human rights organisations in Ghana, Mexico, Senegal and Sweden. He holds an LL.M. in International Human Rights Law, studied law in Germany and France and is certified as organisational consultant. Giuliana Monina is researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights - Human Dignity and Public Security Department. She joined in 2016 and has since focused on several research projects on the topics of torture and ill-treatment as well as migration and asylum. She has completed her legal studies at the Universities of Bologna. Before the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Giuliana was a practicing lawyer in Italy and has worked with several human rights organizations, including the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

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Introduction Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Preamble Part I: Substantive Articles Article 1. Definition of Torture Article 2. Obligation to Prevent Torture Article 3. Principle of Non-Refoulement Article 4. Obligation to Criminalize Torture Article 5. Types of Jurisdiction over the Offence of Torture Article 6. Procedural Safeguards During the Preliminary Investigation Phase Article 7. Aut Dedere aut Judicare Article 8. The Convention as a Basis for Extradition Article 9. Mutual Judicial Assistance Article 10. Training of Personnel Article 11. Review of detention and interrogation rules Article 12. Ex Officio Investigations Article 13. Right of Victims to Complain Article 14. Right of torture victims to adequate remedy and reparation Article 15. Non-Admissibility of Evidence Obtained by Torture Article 16. Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Part II: Procedural Articles Article 17. Committee against Torture Article 18. Rules of Procedure Article 19. State Reporting Procedure Article 20. Inquiry Procedure Article 21. Inter-State Communications Article 22. Individual Complaints Procedure Article 23. Privileges and Immunities Article 24. Annual Report Part III: Final Clauses Article 25. Signature and Ratification Article 26. Accession and Succession Article 27. Entry into Force Article 28. Opting out of the inquiry Procedure Article 29. Amendment Article 30. Settlement of Disputes Article 31. Denunciation Article 32. Notification by the Secretary-General Article 33. Authentic Texts Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Preamble Part I: General Principles Article 1. System of Preventive Visits to Places of Detention Article 2. Establishment of a UN Subcommittee on Prevention Article 3. National Preventive Mechanism Article 4. Obligation to allow Preventive Visits to all Places of Detention Part II: Subcommittee on Prevention Article 5. Size and Composition of the Subcommittee on Prevention Article 6. Nomination of Subcommittee Members Article 7. Election of the Subcommittee Article 8. Filling of Vacancies Article 9. Term of Office Article 10. Rules of Procedures Part III: Mandate of the Subcommittee on Prevention Article 11. Mandate of the Subcommittee Article 12. Obligations of States Parties to Cooperate with the Subcommittee Article 13. Obligations of the Subcommittee Concerning Country Missions Article 14. Obligation of States Parties to Facilitate Visits by the Subcommittee to Places of Detention Article 15. Prohibition of Sanctions against any Source of Information of the Subcommittee Article 16. Reports of the Subcommittee Part IV: National Preventive Mechanisms Article 17. Establishment of National Preventive Mechanisms Article 18. Independence, Pluralism and Efficiency of National Preventive Mechanisms Article 19. Mandate and Power of National Preventive Mechanisms Article 20. Obligations of States Parties to Facilitate Visits by the National Preventive Mechanisms Article 21. Prohibition of Sanctions against any Source of Information of the NPM Article 22. Obligation of States Parties to Examine the Recommendations of National Preventive Mechanisms Article 23. Annual Report of the National Preventive Mechanism Part V: Declaration Article 24. Temporary Opting-Out Declaration Part VI: Financial Provisions Article 25. Financing of the Subcommittee Article 26. Special Fund Part VII: Final Provisions Article 27. Signature, Ratification and Accession Article 28. Entry into Force Article 29. Validity in Federal States Article 30. Prohibition of Reservations Article 31. Relation to Regional Systems of Preventive Visits to Places of Detention Article 32. Relation to the International Committee of the Red Cross Article 33. Denunciation Article 34. Amendments Article 35. Privileges and Immunities Article 36. Obligations of Members of the Subcommittee during Country Missions Article 37.